PSN Member Profile

Dr. Mark Jarek, M.D.  – Board Certified Internal Medicine & Rheumatology provider in Republic, Missouri.

Dr. Mark Jarek

Member Biography

Dr. Mark Jarek, M.D., is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Rheumatology at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO.

Dr. Jarek is a published author, having several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is in private practice in Southwestern Missouri and sees patients at several clinics.

  • Certifications
  • Education
  • Awards & Honors
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners - 1990
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – 1992, 2002
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology – 1994, 2004
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) 2007, 2002
  • COLLEGE: Saint Joseph's University,
    Philadelphia, PA. 1981-1985,
    BS - Biology, Philosophy
  • MEDICAL SCHOOL: Hahnemann University School of Medicine (MD), Philadelphia, PA 1985 - 1989
  • INTERNSHIP: Internal Medicine
    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center,
    Aurora, Colorado, 1989 - 1990,
    Chief, Department of Medicine: Joseph Matthews M.D.
  • RESIDENCY: Internal Medicine
    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center,
    Aurora, Colorado, 1990-1992,
    Chief, Department of Medicine: Joseph Matthews M.D.
  • FELLOWSHIP: Rheumatology
    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, 1992 - 1994 Chief, Rheumatology Service: Sterling West M. D. 

COLLEGE:

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society - President, 1985
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities,

MEDICAL SCHOOL:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1988
  • Clinical Honors Program, 1988-1989

INTERNSHIP/RESIDENCY:

  • Senior Resident Research Award, 1992
  • Hugh Mahon Lectureship Award Competition, Finalist, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, 1992
  • Resident Teacher of the Year Nomination, 1992

MILITARY MEDICINE:

  • Honorable Discharge June 30, 1998
  • Meritorious Service Medal, 1998
  • Medical Effects of Nuclear Weapons Course, January 1997
  • Army Commendation Medal for 6 month deployment with Task Force 3/43 Air Defense Artillery, Saudi Arabia, 1996
  • Southwest Asia Medal, 1996
  • Army Achievement Medal (2), 1996, 1992
  • Army Officer’s Advance Course, 1996
  • Army Reserve Ribbon, 1995
  • Advanced Combat Casualty Course, 1990
  • Officer Basic Training, 1985

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Physicians – Fellow
  • American College of Rheumatology – Fellow
  • Missouri State Board of Arthritis and Osteoporosis – Member – 2003 – present
  • Southwest Missouri Rheumatology Society – Member 2004 – present
  • American Society of Internal Medicine – Member – 1995-1998
  • Texas Society of Internal Medicine – Member – 1994-1998
  • Arthritis Foundation – Member – 1994 – present
  • Rocky Mountain Rheumatology Society – Member – July 1992 – June 1994

Publications & Presentations

NATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer for Arthritis and Rheumatism

PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL MEETINGS

  1. Endocrine Profiles for Outcome Prediction from the Intensive Care Unit. Presented at The Endocrine Society Meeting, 1992, The Society of Uniformed Endocrinologists Meeting, 1992 and The American Thoracic Society Meeting, 1992. Abstract Published in Clinical Review, July 1993
  2. Pure Red Cell Aplasia in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Presented at the Army American College of Physicians National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, Nov. 1993.

INTRAMURAL PRESENTATIONS

  1. Endocrine Profiles for Outcome Prediction from the Intensive Care Unit. Presented at the Local ACP Associates Competition,1991, ACP Colorado State Competition, 1992, and The Hugh Mahon Lectureship Award Competition, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, 1992

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Osteoarthritis – Pathogenesis and Management.  Cox Hospital  Department of Medicine Grand Rounds – October 1999
  2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients Without a History of Neuropsychiatric Lupus Erythematosus.   Presented at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Rheumatology Grand Rounds, March 1994. Abstract published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine 1995;9:6-7.
  3. Classification and Pathogenesis of Vasculitis. Presented at the Columbia Symposium on Vasculitis.  El Paso, Texas, August 1995
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pathogenesis and Implications for Treatment.  Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, May 1997

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Jarek MJ, Legare EJ, McDermott MT, Merenich JA, Kollef MH: Endocrine profiles as predictors of outcome from intensive care. Critical Care Medicine 1993;21:543-50.
  2. Jarek MJ, West SG, Baker MR, Rak KM : Magnetic resonance imaging in systemic lupus erythematosus patients without a history of neuropsychiatric lupus erythematosus. Arthritis and Rheumatism 1994;37:1609-13.
  3.  Jarek MJ, Enzenauer RJ, Judson P: Pure red cell aplasia in systemic lupus erythematosus – A case report and review of the literature. Journal of Clinical
    Rheumatology 1996;2:44-9.
  4. Jarek MJ, Finger DR, Gilliland WR, Giandoni MB: Periorbital edema and Mees’ lines in systemic lupus erythematosus : Nonspecific but disease-related skin lesions. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 1996;2:156-9.
  5. Jarek MJ, Finger DR: Albright’s hereditary osteodystrophy. Arthritis and Rheumatism 1996;39:1921.
  6. Jarek MJ: Storage and deposition disorders. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 1st ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 1997. p. 332-7.
  7. Jarek MJ: Rheumatic disorders in the dialysis patient. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 1st ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 1997. p. 449-55.
  8. Jarek MJ: Rheumatic disease and the pregnant patient. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 1st ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 1997. p.455-60.
  9. Roane DW, Carpenter MT, Harris MD, Finger DR, Jarek MJ, Alloway JA, Erickson AR, Venanzi WE, Drehmer TJ: Prospective use of intramuscular triamcinolone acetonide in pseudogout. Journal of Rheumatology 1997;24:1168-70
  10. Jarek MJ, Parker CF, Finger DR: Epidural Steroid Lipomatosis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 1999; 5:141.
  11. Jarek MJ: Storage and deposition disorders. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 2002. p. 404-9.
  12. Jarek MJ: Rheumatic disorders in the dialysis patient. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 2002. p. 540-6.
  13. Jarek MJ: Rheumatic disease and the pregnant patient. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 2002. p.546-52.
  14. Jarek MJ: Storage and deposition disorders. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; In Publication.
  15. Jarek MJ: Rheumatic disorders in the dialysis patient. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: In Publication.
  16. Jarek MJ: Rheumatic disease and the pregnant patient. In West SG, editor. Rheumatology Secrets, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: In Publication.

Dr. Mark Jarek

Rheumatologist

Facilities Served

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatism
  • Low back pain

Procedures Performed

  • Infusions

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